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[Africa, Nigeria] SHISHA, The Good and Bad Sides of Smokers Latest Fad

At parties and drinking joints, shisha pipes are conspicuously displayed, making it smoking a fad on the rise. The desire for the potpourri of chemicals cuts across ages and social strata. Even popular celebrities are not left out. Emmanuel Adebayor, the
Timeofgist Media (ng)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:03
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[Africa, Morocco] Rabat-Kenitra Tobacco Merchants On Strike, No Marlboros Until New Year’s Day

Tobacco merchants in the Rabat-Kenitra region have decided to go on strike from December 26 until January 1, 2017. The strike was initiated by the National Union of Merchants and Professionals against the popular Marlboro Phillip Morris cigarette brand.
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:23
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt fails to disburse tobacco levy funds

Afforestation plans in Zimbabwe are in jeopardy after Treasury failed for two consecutive seasons to disburse US$13,2 million collected in tobacco levies meant for the cause, businessdigest has learnt.
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:42
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
All-Africa.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58
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[Africa, Cameroon] How Nigerian Youths Can Get The Best From National Tobacco Act

The IPPA had expressed aversion to stringent anti-tobacco laws, especially those that will allegedly “strangulate the local tobacco industry” The IPPA argument however lacks merit when viewed from the prism that the same organisation spearheaded a campai
Leadership (ng)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:07
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[Africa, Uganda] MPs develop tough regulations on tobacco control

The Tobacco Control Act which was passed by the 9th Parliament on July 28 last year has failed to fulfill its obligation... The new proposed regulations on tobacco control prohibit incentives and privileges like tax holidays to tobacco business dealers, a
The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Former taxmen lay bare SA's industrial sabotage

A cache of stored electronic data shows how the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies.... Van Loggerenberg and former Sars spokesman Adrian Lackay have thrown a spotlight on complicity betw
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette companies to pay hefty levy for tobacco effects

Smokers will pay an additional Sh650 million in taxes a year following the enactment of new laws seeking to discourage cigarette consumption. It is expected the newest charges will raise the cost of cigarettes across the various brands, which is already a
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries likely to be shy of last year’s figure

This year’s tobacco deliveries are unlikely to reach or surpass last year’s figure of 198 million kg as only about 192 million kilogrammes has been delivered so far with only two days remaining before the end of the season. The tobacco marketing season w
BH24 (zw)
added Aug 4, 2016 10:55
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Zim Tobacco Crop Surpasses Target

ZIMBABWE's 2016 tobacco sales have surpassed the 160 million kilogrammes target set by the industry's regulator, with 167 million kilogrammes having been sold by day 69 of the tobacco marketing season.
All-Africa.com
added Jul 25, 2016 14:44
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